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Domestic Total Gross: $749,766,139
Domestic Lifetime Gross: $760,507,625
Distributor: FoxRelease Date: December 18, 2009
Genre: Sci-Fi AdventureRuntime: 2 hrs. 40 min.
MPAA Rating: PG-13Production Budget: N/A

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RowTitle (click to view)StudioRelease Gross* / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate^
1 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Buena Vista $291,710,957 3,853 $65,556,312 3,616 12/9/05
2 Tron Legacy Buena Vista $172,062,763 3,451 $44,026,211 3,451 12/17/10
3 Pocahontas Buena Vista $141,579,773 2,757 $2,689,714 6 6/16/95
4 John Carter Buena Vista $73,078,100 3,749 $30,180,188 3,749 3/9/12
5 Guardians of the Galaxy Buena Vista n/a 0 n/a 0 8/1/14
6 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Fox $431,088,295 3,126 $64,820,970 2,970 5/19/99
7 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Fox $380,270,577 3,663 $108,435,841 3,661 5/19/05
8 Star Wars Fox $307,263,857 1,750 $1,554,475 43 5/25/77
9 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Fox $302,191,252 3,161 $80,027,814 3,161 5/16/02
10 Return of the Jedi Fox $252,583,617 1,764 $23,019,618 1,002 5/25/83
11 The Empire Strikes Back Fox $209,398,025 1,278 $4,910,483 126 5/21/80
12 The Croods Fox $187,168,425 4,065 $43,639,736 4,046 3/22/13
13 Planet of the Apes (2001) Fox $180,011,740 3,530 $68,532,960 3,500 7/27/01
14 Rise of the Planet of the Apes Fox $176,760,185 3,691 $54,806,191 3,648 8/5/11
15 Aliens Fox $85,160,248 1,454 $10,052,042 1,437 7/18/86
16 The Last of the Mohicans Fox $75,505,856 1,856 $10,976,661 1,491 9/25/92
17 The Abyss Fox $54,222,310 1,538 $9,319,797 1,533 8/11/89
18 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Fox $27,700,000 3,967 n/a 3,967 7/11/14
19 Ferngully: The Last Rainforest Fox $24,650,296 1,663 $3,549,338 1,400 4/10/92
20 Delgo Freestyle Releasing $694,782 2,160 $511,920 2,160 12/12/08
21 Battle for Terra Lionsgate $1,647,083 1,159 $1,082,064 1,159 5/1/09
22 Stargate MGM $71,567,262 2,033 $16,651,018 2,033 10/28/94
23 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King New Line $377,027,325 3,703 $72,629,713 3,703 12/17/03
24 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers New Line $339,789,881 3,622 $62,007,528 3,622 12/18/02
25 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring New Line $313,364,114 3,381 $47,211,490 3,359 12/19/01
26 Dances with Wolves Orion Pictures $184,208,848 1,636 $598,257 14 11/9/90
27 Titanic Paramount $600,788,188 3,265 $28,638,131 2,674 12/19/97
28 Star Trek Paramount $257,730,019 4,053 $75,204,289 3,849 5/8/09
29 Star Trek Into Darkness Paramount $228,778,661 3,907 $70,165,559 3,868 5/16/13
30 Transformers: Age of Extinction Paramount $197,363,000 4,233 $100,038,390 4,233 6/27/14
31 Beowulf Paramount $82,280,579 3,249 $27,515,871 3,153 11/16/07
32 Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow Paramount $37,762,677 3,170 $15,580,278 3,170 9/17/04
33 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) Paramount n/a 0 n/a 0 8/8/14
34 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Paramount (DreamWorks) $402,111,870 4,293 $108,966,307 4,234 6/24/09
35 Transformers: Dark of the Moon Paramount (DreamWorks) $352,390,543 4,088 $97,852,865 4,088 6/29/11
36 Transformers Paramount (DreamWorks) $319,246,193 4,050 $70,502,384 4,011 7/3/07
37 The Fifth Element Sony / Columbia $63,820,180 2,500 $17,031,345 2,500 5/9/97
38 After Earth Sony / Columbia $60,522,097 3,401 $27,520,040 3,401 5/31/13
39 RoboCop (2014) Sony / Columbia $58,607,007 3,372 $21,681,430 3,372 2/12/14
40 Starship Troopers Sony / Columbia $54,814,377 2,971 $22,058,773 2,971 11/7/97
41 Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within Sony / Columbia $32,131,830 2,649 $11,408,853 2,649 7/11/01
42 Terminator 2: Judgment Day TriStar $204,843,345 2,495 $31,765,506 2,274 7/3/91
43 Jurassic Park Universal $357,067,947 2,566 $47,026,828 2,404 6/11/93
44 King Kong Universal $218,080,025 3,627 $50,130,145 3,568 12/14/05
45 Oblivion Universal $89,107,235 3,792 $37,054,485 3,783 4/19/13
46 Sanctum Universal $23,209,310 2,789 $9,447,930 2,787 2/4/11
47 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Warner Bros. $303,003,568 4,100 $84,617,303 4,045 12/14/12
48 Inception Warner Bros. $292,576,195 3,792 $62,785,337 3,792 7/16/10
49 Gravity Warner Bros. $274,092,705 3,820 $55,785,112 3,575 10/4/13
50 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Warner Bros. $258,366,855 3,928 $73,645,197 3,903 12/13/13
51 Clash of the Titans (2010) Warner Bros. $163,214,888 3,802 $61,235,105 3,777 4/2/10
52 Pacific Rim Warner Bros. $101,802,906 3,285 $37,285,325 3,275 7/12/13
53 Wrath of the Titans Warner Bros. $83,670,083 3,545 $33,457,188 3,545 3/30/12
Averages:$184,492,2242,995$42,103,8062,955 

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